hodiernal


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hodiernal

(ˌhəʊdɪˈɜːnəl)
adj
1. literary belonging or relating to the present day
2. (Grammar) grammar (of a grammatical tense) relating to the present day, such as events occurring either earlier or later today
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References in classic literature ?
Literature is a point outside of our hodiernal circle through which a new one may be described.
For all these of course are exceptions, and the rule and hodiernal life of a good man is benefaction.
Thus, many other hodiernal historical contexts are diverse, ones that even in different political, cultural, economic and social conditions, people find themselves forced to make choices that are not intended.
Many of the essays, however, reveal new contexts for thinking of and with Emerson's writing, sending us either back to Emerson with fresh vision or forth to reinvigorated thinking about what he called "our hodiernal circle."
HODIERNAL A Pertaining to the present day B Living forever C Duped husband who am I?
Both are found in hodiernal and remote-past reference times, but the aorist alone is found in contexts with an immediate-past reference time.
Another instance of grammatically conditioned downstep occurs in the hodiernal perfective.
What distinguishes the two sets of varieties is that in the latter the PP is used as a hodiernal past.